Hop on the Jurassic Coaster – The Jurassic Coast Bus
There are 5 buses servicing this route. The X53 in particular allows you to enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coaster services are operated by First Bus.
The bus services change fairly often so the best thing is to look at the First Bus website.
For general timetable or service enquiries, please go to www.travelinesw.com or call 0871 200 2233.
Please note that the majority of the buses used on these routes are double deckers with low access for wheelchair users and buggies, however, some services may be single decker.
The Jurassic Coaster is ideal for walkers who want to walk a section of the South West Coast Path as it gives the option of traveling either out or back by bus. Find out more about walking on the Jurassic Coast.
First Bus no longer run a service between Lyme Regis and Exeter. However, there is still a service. AVMT Buses run Service 885 (Axminster to Beer via Seaton), 52 (Seaton to Exeter via Beer) & 899 (Seaton to Sidmouth via Beer & Branscombe). These services serve some of the most popular towns, villages & attractions on the East Devon coast. They are also very scenic bus routes with great views of the picturesque countryside. Walkers regularly travel with AVMT as it is possible to walk one way & catch the bus back.
The web link to AVMT bus timetables: AVMT bus times
There is also an unusual bus service in the summer (21st July – 2nd Sept) called the Jurassic Mule which runs a hop on, hop off service between Beer, Seaton, Axmouth, Rousdon, Lyme Regis and Charmouth. https://www.jurassicmule.co.uk/